syntenic group

syntenic group

[sin′ten·ik ‚grüp]
(genetics)
The loci on one chromosome in the complement, whether or not they show linkage in family studies (pedigree analysis).
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The more divergent the individual gene sequences are between two species, the fewer genes are retained in syntenic groups. (31) Put more simply, the designer seems to have employed a wide array of different genomic organizations for fruit flies, all of which provide appropriate biological function and Drosophilid morphology.